How To Get Google Chrome Off Desktop Mac

If you want to clean up your desktop or change your browser, you may be interested in knowing how to uninstall Google Chrome from your Mac. This article will walk you through the steps to do so.

  • Firstly, you should close the Google Chrome browser if it’s currently open. You can do this by clicking on the Chrome menu in the top-left corner of your screen and choosing Quit Chrome.

Uninstalling Google Chrome

There are a few different ways to uninstall Google Chrome, but the most straightforward method is through the Finder application.

  • Open a new Finder window by clicking on the Finder icon in your dock.
  • On the sidebar, click on the Applications option.
  • Scroll through your applications until you find Google Chrome.
  • Right-click on the Google Chrome application and click Move to Trash.
  • Once you’ve done this, Google Chrome will be moved to your Trash, effectively uninstalling it from your computer. However, it can still be recovered until you empty your Trash.
  • To permanently delete Google Chrome, right-click on the Trash icon in your dock and click Empty Trash.
  • After you’ve done this, Google Chrome will be completely removed from your computer.

Removing leftover Google Chrome data

Even after you’ve uninstalled Google Chrome, there may be some leftover data on your computer. This data can include your browsing history, bookmarks, and saved passwords. If you want to completely remove all traces of Google Chrome from your computer, you’ll need to delete this data manually.

Before you continue, please note that this data cannot be recovered once it’s deleted. If you think you may want to reinstall Google Chrome in the future and don’t want to lose this data, you should skip this step.

To delete leftover Google Chrome data:

  • Open a new Finder window.
  • On the top menu bar, click on Go then Go to Folder.
  • Type in ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome and click Go.
  • From here, you can delete any folders that are related to Google Chrome.

After you’ve followed these steps, Google Chrome will be completely removed from your Mac desktop along with all its related data. If you ever want to reinstall Google Chrome, you can simply download it again from the Google Chrome website.